Re: The volume does not contain a recognized file system
Well, if it says the filesystem is RAW, and 'dir c:' gives "The volume does
not contain a recognized file
system", then it means that your disk content is corrupt.
Either restore from backup, or start again from scratch.
"caprichso" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I am running Vista Ultimate running under VMWare 2.0.2 on a MacPro 10.5.7.
> had to recover my c: drive due to some VMWare corruption issues. We can
> see the drive, but when I try to boot from it I get "Missing Operating
> System". If I boot from the Vista Ultimate CD to do a repair, it does not
> see the OS and so won't do a repair.
> Running a command prompt chkdsk c: says "The type of the file system is
> and it fails. dir c: gtives "The volume does not contain a recognized
> system". Diskpart list partition shows "Partition 1 Primary 40 GB 1024
> Filesystem shows "UDF Allocation Unit size 2048".
> I tried booting from the Norton SystemWorks CD for their disk utility, but
> evidently the CD is not bootable.
> Any ideas on how I can get access to the drive again?